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​​June 7-9, 2021

Working-Class Studies Association Conference

"what are you if not a location on a map?”: Intersectional Poetry from Appalachia and the Rust Belt 

Panelists: Allison Pitinii Davis, Rochelle Hurt, Joy Priest, Karen Schubert, and Julio Valentin

“It’s my lunch hour, so I go/for a walk":

Working-Class Observations in the

New York City Walks of 
Charles Reznikoff and Frank O’Hara

Selected Past Events:

April 17, 2021

Words Together Worlds Apart Yom HaShoah reading

Organized by Julia Kolchinsky Dasbach

AWP 2021

Hybrid Jewish American Poetry,

An Intersectional Reading

March 4 @ 1:20-2:20:PM EST

Panelists: Joshua Gottlieb-Miller, Allison Pitinii Davis, Rosebud Ben-Oni, E.G. Asher, and Tom Haviv

"City birthed from the refuse”:

Intersectional Rust Belt and Appalachian Poetry

March 5 @11:00-12:00 EST

Panelists: Allison Pitinii Davis, Rochelle Hurt, Karen Schubert, Julio Valentin, and Joy Priest

October 13, 2020/Wheeling, WV

Lunch with Books Wheeling Poetry Series

October 19, 2020

Midwest Jewish Studies Association Conference

“Going To and Fro and Walking Up and Down" Meets

"I Do This, I Do That": Reconnecting

Objectivism and the New York School

April 21, 2020/Miami, FL

O, Miami Holocaust Remembrance Day Reading
Organized by Erika Meitner

January 7, 2020/Cleveland, OH

Brews + Prose Reading Series

March 22, 2019/Cincinnati, OH

The Society for the Study of the Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States (MELUS) Conference

Paper: "Testimony as Litmus Test: Bridging the Multiethnic Receptions of Charles Reznikoff’s Documentary Poetics"

March 25,  2019/Cincinnati, OH

University of Cincinnati-Clermont Poetry Series

May 1, 2018/ New York, NY

Jewish Book Council

National Jewish Book Awards Poetry Salon

with Alicia Suskin Ostriker

Harvard Club

April 20, 2018/Cincinnati, OH

University of Cincinnati Visiting Writers Series

with Kathy Fagan

March 7, 2018/Tampa, FL

AWP Offsite Reading

8x8: Readings and Workshop

with Ruth Awad, Katie Condon,

Christopher Costabile, Kimberly Grey, Rosalie Moffett, Raena Shirali,

Amie Whittemore, and Shelley Wong

The Bunker

October 15, 2017/ Nashville, TN

Southern Festival of Books Panel 

This Difficult World:

Familial and Narrative Poems

with Kamilah Moon, Rebecca Gayle Howell, & John Lane

September 3,2017/Asheville, NC

Poetrio Reading Series with 

Cathryn Hankla & Al Maginnes

Malaprop's Bookstore

August 4, 2017/Pittsburgh, PA

with Jennifer Jackson Berry, Rachel Mennies, and David Winter

White Whale Bookstore

June 10, 2017/Akron, OH

Big Mess Reading Series

with Donora Rihn and Andrew Rihn

Annabell's Bar & Lounge

June 7, 2017/Youngstown, OH

Lit Youngstown First Wednesday Series

with Nin Andrews and Rochelle Hurt

April 17, 2017/Columbus, OH

The Poetry Forum Reading Series

with Kathy Fagan

April 14, 2017/Youngstown, OH

with Harmonica Harry!

Kravitz Delicatessen